Submit News Contact Us Translate Sign in Join

The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Discuss anything about the Transformers cartoons and comics! You can discuss anything from G1 to Cybertron as well as the comics from Marvel, Dreamwave, IDW and more!

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Bubbah » Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:13 pm

Motto: ""God has mercy ... I don't!""
Weapon: Slingshot
Lol that was awesome! Loved the episode and that falling Vehicon ... Hilarious! So glad they showed him go pop, while still screaming haha. Smokescreen once again fails to disappoint.
Bubbah
Fuzor
Posts: 233
Joined: Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:17 pm
Location: Las Vegas
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 3
Endurance: 9
Rank: 5
Courage: 10
Firepower: 6
Skill: 9

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Noideaforaname » Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:39 pm

- Megatron's got serious butterfingers.
- His transformation is no different despite the change of arms (and notable loss of cannon)
- Vehicon toss still one of my favorite TF scenes! :lol:
- The Vehicons just fell apart like a house of cards. I know they got hit hard, but still...
- I kinda disappointed Smokescreen didn't fall straight on thru to Unicron.
- Not sure how he "landed." Phasing thru solid rock softens the landing, I guess? Meh. Also perplexed as to how a ground bridge would help.
- Slow-motion perspective is kinda weird.
- With how often Airachnid gets referenced I'm expecting something to happen with her.
- Starscream is great, like he always is, but he actually succeeds with something!
Krazy 'bout Kreons
Customs // Photos // Art // Parts Database
User avatar
Noideaforaname
Gestalt
Posts: 2231
News Credits: 5
Joined: Sat Aug 08, 2009 8:31 pm

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Shadowman » Sat Oct 13, 2012 1:02 am

Motto: "May God have mercy on my enemies, because I sure as hell won't."
Cipher wrote:I can't decide if it's cute or sad that Prime feels it has to explain logical gaffes many, many episodes after they first occur (Fowler's lack of a flight suit, how the Phase-Shifter works with the ground, etc).


To be fair, the explanations are written before anyone has a chance to complain.

Best part of the episode: Not Steve transforming mid-air to show Megatron threw the wrong flavor of Vehicon, it's Steve hitting the ground a couple minutes later, after you're probably not thinking about it anymore.
Sidekick= Saiya_Maximal
Steam Nickname: Big Chief Devil Hawk Fireball
Image
Shadowman's awesome site for cool people.
Shadowman's awesome comic for cool people.
"Falling is really just flying downward and out of control."
Wigglez wrote:Just remember. The sword is an extension of your arm. Use it as if you're going to karate chop someone with your really long sharp ass hand.
User avatar
Shadowman
God Of Transformers
Posts: 28794
News Credits: 2
Joined: Mon Nov 18, 2002 4:54 pm
Location: Look! A distraction!

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby G1 Smoketreader » Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:02 am

Motto: "Continue building from within,attack your designated target,defend everyone."
Weapon: Double-Barreled, Armor-Piercing Particle Beam Cann...
INSIDE JOB:

The key inside Smokey, Then 5 more: Alpha Trion on Smokey, Smoke in the ship, Starscream in the base, Knockout in the wall and the cortical patch. One more failed job with Starscreams' null and void request for an operation to replace his T-Cog (which he might end up in the position to request from the Deceps shortly. Might be another inside job in the mid term if Scream tries to topple Dreadwing.

Camera work was very good.I felt as if I was watching the different departments working for each other and I REALLY liked that. Respect.

Megs is imposing with his new forearm playing the role of silent reminder; Smoke is counterparting that with action, Starscream with conniving. Good polarity but still textbook.

The falling Vehicon: an oldie, reformatted into TF storytelling language, but a goodie. I would personally be interested to see more of this type of humor from Megz- throwing folks into FUBAR and whatnot. I wonder why he didn't immediately give chase himself?

I'm unappreciative of the fact that Smokescreen is overshadowing the other Autobots. I understand that he was cut off from them in this episode but his flaws are in place tho not being used so much except as a story driver.

Regarding the G1 rewrite:
I like what EVERYBODY said in response, but I will continue to observe the designation of 'Generation one' as a group in this timeline as an official rehashing of who and what G1 are. As such I will continue to observe each reintroduced G1 character as something that is being treated with a degree of care, consideration and so on. Where, when and how (and for how long) each one appears affects each other character in my book. Either way, this continuity was put together partly so that all fans of different eras can have common footing. I see and hear what you are all saying but haven't been convinced yet to completely adopt one of your views.

RE: Smokescreen as Dinobot:
Here, your responses were even more insightful, but I see a 'code of Hero' in this Smokescreen.It's his OWN code of hero, which he has to learn to decipher properly in the school of Hard Knocks, as Arcee points out to him in said episode, or get jumped by the harsh reality of it in the end.
Like Dinobot, Smokescreen is in danger of finding out at the last minute that his destiny is not how he imagines it, but how he has heard about it from those with similar destinies;
His variation right now is that he will become Smokescreen the Great.The 'choice of Dinobot' he doesn't see is simple: Die for the Autobot cause, or survive to die next time. Also remember that they will NOT rewrite something obviously (eg, the relics are about as sentient as Minicons, it seems, but are not Minicons-there will not be an obvious Dinobot or Cheetor or Waspinator). Characters are tweaked.To me, especially in the 'Hard Knocks' episode, Dinobots' story is right there inside of Smokescreens' story. I didn't say it has to turn out the same, or can't shift with events.
"Everyone has a hobby.Even people who say they don't still have one under another name.If we're sick,injured, we still go to it and get down to see how it is.If it needs something, we bring it,make sure the attention is perfect.It exercises our care and protection and gives us back philosophies.It's a living thing to us,and is the most perfect way to teach a young person how to be towards a living thing. It's something that should never be taken away."
-my Wife
G1 Smoketreader
Headmaster Jr
Posts: 578
Joined: Sat Jul 24, 2010 2:54 am
Strength: 10
Intelligence: 8
Speed: 8
Endurance: 8
Rank: 10+
Courage: 9
Firepower: 9
Skill: 8

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Va'al » Sat Oct 13, 2012 4:08 am

Motto: "Till All Are Pun!"
Shadowman wrote:Best part of the episode: Not Steve transforming mid-air to show Megatron threw the wrong flavor of Vehicon, it's Steve hitting the ground a couple minutes later, after you're probably not thinking about it anymore.


Seconded. And you just know it must be Steve.
The Amazing Adventures of Dennis and Bruce!
The only thing better than setting yourself on fire! -njb902


Image
Photo by robotmel
User avatar
Va'al
News Staff
Posts: 6266
News Credits: 65
Joined: Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:00 am
Location: UK, Italy, The Netherlands
Buy from Va'al on eBay

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby PrymeStriker » Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:05 am

Motto: "Brilliant"
Weapon: Augmented Quark Disruptor
G1 Smoketreader wrote:Regarding the G1 rewrite:
I like what EVERYBODY said in response, but I will continue to observe the designation of 'Generation one' as a group in this timeline as an official rehashing of who and what G1 are.


What on Earth? It's not. :roll:

I see and hear what you are all saying but haven't been convinced yet to completely adopt one of your views.


Okay. Look. :BANG_HEAD:

Give me at least 3 valid reasons we should consider Prime, or the Aligned continuity itself, a rewrite of G1, aside from a bucket-full of homages. :-|
Image
By "Kim Yura" & "Zimmo81"
Henry921 wrote:You can always be counted on to listen to reason, Pryme.

Dead Metal wrote:Have you ever, and i mean ever seen/read/heard something that is completely original and does not copy/homage/pay tribute to something else? Here's a hint: Nope. You never have and you never will.
User avatar
PrymeStriker
Guardian Of Seibertron
Posts: 5382
News Credits: 15
Joined: Tue Jun 10, 2008 12:57 pm
Location: Palm Beaches, FL
Buy from PrymeStriker on eBay
Strength: 6
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 7
Endurance: 8
Rank: 7
Courage: 6
Firepower: 9
Skill: 8

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Shadowman » Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:49 am

Motto: "May God have mercy on my enemies, because I sure as hell won't."
G1 Smoketreader wrote:One more failed job with Starscreams' null and void request for an operation to replace his T-Cog


Failed? Were you paying attention? That was a success. His plan wasn't to get the operation from the Autobots, his plan was to get the Autobots out of the base so he can steal the other Keys.

G1 Smoketreader wrote:Regarding the G1 rewrite:
I like what EVERYBODY said in response, but I will continue to observe the designation of 'Generation one' as a group in this timeline as an official rehashing of who and what G1 are.


Um, no. Big no. Hasbro has officially declared Aligned a totally new universe, separate from G1. In fact, they've gone on record saying Aligned is even more detached from G1 than any other universe.

G1 Smoketreader wrote:I see and hear what you are all saying but haven't been convinced yet to completely adopt one of your views.


Hasbro said so. That's about as official as it gets.

G1 Smoketreader wrote:RE: Smokescreen as Dinobot:
Here, your responses were even more insightful, but I see a 'code of Hero' in this Smokescreen.It's his OWN code of hero, which he has to learn to decipher properly in the school of Hard Knocks, as Arcee points out to him in said episode, or get jumped by the harsh reality of it in the end.
Like Dinobot, Smokescreen is in danger of finding out at the last minute that his destiny is not how he imagines it, but how he has heard about it from those with similar destinies;
His variation right now is that he will become Smokescreen the Great.The 'choice of Dinobot' he doesn't see is simple: Die for the Autobot cause, or survive to die next time.


Brash young soldier who desperately wants to be the hero of the story is not Dinobot's schtick.

G1 Smoketreader wrote:(eg, the relics are about as sentient as Minicons, it seems, but are not Minicons


Dude, what? When have any of the relics shown sentience?

G1 Smoketreader wrote:Dinobots' story is right there inside of Smokescreens' story[/b]. I didn't say it has to turn out the same, or can't shift with events.


Dinobot's story was about an uncertainty if he was fighting for the right cause, if his code of honor was really compatible with his Predacon instincts or Maximal alignment. Dinobot's story is absolutely nothing like Smokescreen's, who is about certainty that he is a hero destined for greatness. I'm starting to think you've never even seen Beast Wars. Hell, I'm not sure you've even seen Prime.
Sidekick= Saiya_Maximal
Steam Nickname: Big Chief Devil Hawk Fireball
Image
Shadowman's awesome site for cool people.
Shadowman's awesome comic for cool people.
"Falling is really just flying downward and out of control."
Wigglez wrote:Just remember. The sword is an extension of your arm. Use it as if you're going to karate chop someone with your really long sharp ass hand.
User avatar
Shadowman
God Of Transformers
Posts: 28794
News Credits: 2
Joined: Mon Nov 18, 2002 4:54 pm
Location: Look! A distraction!

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Va'al » Sat Oct 13, 2012 11:26 am

Motto: "Till All Are Pun!"
Now you've done it, you've roused the Shadowman.

Why, I ask you, why?!


(:P)
The Amazing Adventures of Dennis and Bruce!
The only thing better than setting yourself on fire! -njb902


Image
Photo by robotmel
User avatar
Va'al
News Staff
Posts: 6266
News Credits: 65
Joined: Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:00 am
Location: UK, Italy, The Netherlands
Buy from Va'al on eBay

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby G1 Smoketreader » Sat Oct 13, 2012 11:34 am

Motto: "Continue building from within,attack your designated target,defend everyone."
Weapon: Double-Barreled, Armor-Piercing Particle Beam Cann...
PrymeStriker wrote:
G1 Smoketreader wrote:Regarding the G1 rewrite:
I like what EVERYBODY said in response, but I will continue to observe the designation of 'Generation one' as a group in this timeline as an official rehashing of who and what G1 are.


What on Earth? It's not. :roll:

I see and hear what you are all saying but haven't been convinced yet to completely adopt one of your views.


Okay. Look. :BANG_HEAD:

Give me at least 3 valid reasons we should consider Prime, or the Aligned continuity itself, a rewrite of G1, aside from a bucket-full of homages. :-|


The rewrite of G1 is INSIDE Prime, not PRIME inside of a rewrite of G1.I believe you're reading me wrong.
From the second there is a group named Generation one INSIDE one single, official ongoing continuity, that is an official rewrite of the particular group called Generation one.

Don't ask for 3 reasons- there is only one: This (the married continuity family timeline) is the official moving forward of everything put in it. Whatever is not in the timeline is from a different show from a different era that has to be looked up seperately. Whatever is in this timeline is part of the whole gamut that is being picked up and carried forward on a platform intended to bring in any and all new fans on stable footing with existing fans from different eras, and it's all official. Generation One is now a specific group within this overall timeframe with a time and date of birth, an identity,
and a backstory (and a future) within this timeline. It is therefore the official rewrite of Generation one.
"Everyone has a hobby.Even people who say they don't still have one under another name.If we're sick,injured, we still go to it and get down to see how it is.If it needs something, we bring it,make sure the attention is perfect.It exercises our care and protection and gives us back philosophies.It's a living thing to us,and is the most perfect way to teach a young person how to be towards a living thing. It's something that should never be taken away."
-my Wife
G1 Smoketreader
Headmaster Jr
Posts: 578
Joined: Sat Jul 24, 2010 2:54 am
Strength: 10
Intelligence: 8
Speed: 8
Endurance: 8
Rank: 10+
Courage: 9
Firepower: 9
Skill: 8

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Va'al » Sat Oct 13, 2012 11:55 am

Motto: "Till All Are Pun!"
Where is said Generation One in Prime?
The Amazing Adventures of Dennis and Bruce!
The only thing better than setting yourself on fire! -njb902


Image
Photo by robotmel
User avatar
Va'al
News Staff
Posts: 6266
News Credits: 65
Joined: Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:00 am
Location: UK, Italy, The Netherlands
Buy from Va'al on eBay

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby BeastProwl » Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:08 pm

Motto: "Planet Exploder"
Weapon: Razor Tipped Wing Swords
lol
My PSN: BeastProwl
Image

Come read my Photocomic! It totally doesn't suck!

Va'al wrote:PCCs are not only desirable, they are adorable. [-(

Fanboy wrote:You need to see the figure, feel the figure , lick the figure , be the figure,
And only then can you love mp 01 the way I have.
User avatar
BeastProwl
Guardian Of Seibertron
Posts: 6065
News Credits: 6
Joined: Wed Apr 06, 2011 2:13 pm
Location: The Badass Crater of Badassitude
Strength: 10+
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 10+
Endurance: 7
Rank: ???
Courage: Infinity
Firepower: 10+
Skill: 9

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Bubbah » Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:33 pm

Motto: ""God has mercy ... I don't!""
Weapon: Slingshot
Yeah I'm sorry but I don't see any comparisons with Dinobot and Smokescreen even being close. If those guys are going to be compared to anyone it should be Smokescreen is similar to Cheetor and Dinobot is similar to Dreadwing.

And where is the G1/Prime existing together coming from?! Those are 2 entirely seperate eras and (other than some "fan wank" nods) do not exist together. Hasbro has stated over and over again that the Aligned Continuity is NOT a rework of G1 and has nothing to do with it. Prime is the cartoon version of the Aligned universe, and therefore any and all similarities are coincidence or fan nods, not because it's relating to G1. I'm actually still a little surprised this debate exists from time to time, considering how many time Hasbro has said Prime is NOT related to G1.
Bubbah
Fuzor
Posts: 233
Joined: Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:17 pm
Location: Las Vegas
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 3
Endurance: 9
Rank: 5
Courage: 10
Firepower: 6
Skill: 9

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby YRQRM0 » Sat Oct 13, 2012 1:31 pm

I don't even know what a "rewrite of G1" is supposed to mean. I'm pretty sure we all think the same thing about Prime having G1 homages and stuff, we just have different definitions for "rewrite" or "continuity".

Anyways, this was an awesome episode. I love when Starscream actually has power, reminds me a lot of the Unicron trilogy. The slomo sequence was also awesome.

I was dying for Smokescreen to fall into Unicron, and just be like "what?", but that's fine. I loved Megatron leaving Knock Out in the wall, and the use of the chordical psychic patch. This season has yet to disappoint, I hope the cliffhanger doesn't kill me.
User avatar
YRQRM0
Pretender
Posts: 755
Joined: Sat Nov 01, 2008 5:26 pm
Watch YRQRM0 on YouTube
Strength: 6
Speed: 6
Endurance: 10
Rank: ???

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:18 pm

Motto: "FOR THE EARTH!!!"
Weapon: Saber Blade
Hey G1 Smoketreader, if you say G1 is in this timeline, which "G1" are you referring to? As, there's at least four different ones out there. ;)

For the record, this new timeline is NOT a means to combine every existing piece of Transformers fiction from 1984-today into one timeline, as some confusingly think it is.
If you've read Exodus, wanna read the War For Cybertron comic? PM me.
Shadowman wrote:This is Sabrblade we're talking about. His ability to store trivial information about TV shows is downright superhuman.
Caelus wrote:My wife pointed out something interesting about the prehistoric Predacons. I said that everyone was complaining because transforming for them mostly consisted of them just standing up-right. She essentially said, 'So? That's what our ancestors did.'
User avatar
Sabrblade
God Of Transformers
Posts: 16287
News Credits: 101
Joined: Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:22 pm
Location: Florida, the "Neglected" State
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 10
Speed: 7
Endurance: 6
Rank: 9
Courage: 8
Firepower: 10
Skill: 9

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Shadowman » Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:57 pm

Motto: "May God have mercy on my enemies, because I sure as hell won't."
G1 Smoketreader wrote:The rewrite of G1 is INSIDE Prime, not PRIME inside of a rewrite of G1.I believe you're reading me wrong.
From the second there is a group named Generation one INSIDE one single, official ongoing continuity, that is an official rewrite of the particular group called Generation one.


What does that even mean? That makes absolutely no sense, at all. Hasbro said Aligned is a new continuity, not a rewrite of G1...or a new series, and the rewrite of G1 is inside the series...or the series--What are you talking about?!

G1 Smoketreader wrote:Don't ask for 3 reasons- there is only one: This (the married continuity family timeline) is the official moving forward of everything put in it.


I'm starting to think you're just ignoring us so you can pretend your fan continuity is actually official. Hasbro never once said G1 was related to Aligned, at all. You're just assuming things that have been conclusively proven wrong, you just don't want to listen.

Sabrblade wrote:For the record, this new timeline is NOT a means to combine every existing piece of Transformers fiction from 1984-today into one timeline, as some confusingly think it is.


Trying to combine G1 with the Unicron Trilogy with Animated with the Movies with Aligned just makes my head hurt.
Sidekick= Saiya_Maximal
Steam Nickname: Big Chief Devil Hawk Fireball
Image
Shadowman's awesome site for cool people.
Shadowman's awesome comic for cool people.
"Falling is really just flying downward and out of control."
Wigglez wrote:Just remember. The sword is an extension of your arm. Use it as if you're going to karate chop someone with your really long sharp ass hand.
User avatar
Shadowman
God Of Transformers
Posts: 28794
News Credits: 2
Joined: Mon Nov 18, 2002 4:54 pm
Location: Look! A distraction!

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Oct 13, 2012 3:17 pm

Motto: "FOR THE EARTH!!!"
Weapon: Saber Blade
Shadowman wrote:
G1 Smoketreader wrote:The rewrite of G1 is INSIDE Prime, not PRIME inside of a rewrite of G1.I believe you're reading me wrong.
From the second there is a group named Generation one INSIDE one single, official ongoing continuity, that is an official rewrite of the particular group called Generation one.


What does that even mean? That makes absolutely no sense, at all. Hasbro said Aligned is a new continuity, not a rewrite of G1...or a new series, and the rewrite of G1 is inside the series...or the series--What are you talking about?!
I can only guess that he thinks of "Prime" as the whole continuity (which he refers to as a "series") instead of just the cartoon. And that becuase WFC/FOC are part of that continuity, he might be thinking G1 is too due to the misnomer of those games being G1 prequels.

Shadowman wrote:
G1 Smoketreader wrote:Don't ask for 3 reasons- there is only one: This (the married continuity family timeline) is the official moving forward of everything put in it.


I'm starting to think you're just ignoring us so you can pretend your fan continuity is actually official. Hasbro never once said G1 was related to Aligned, at all. You're just assuming things that have been conclusively proven wrong, you just don't want to listen.
My guess about this is that he might think that this new timeline is a means tocombine all previous series into one, which is why I said what you quoted below. ;)

Shadowman wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:For the record, this new timeline is NOT a means to combine every existing piece of Transformers fiction from 1984-today into one timeline, as some confusingly think it is.


Trying to combine G1 with the Unicron Trilogy with Animated with the Movies with Aligned just makes my head hurt.
Short answer: Don't. :lol:

I know someone who is convinced that everything (or at least, everything that matters to him) is part of one single timeline and has been so since 1984. He means well, but there's ill sense convincing him otherwise.

...Unless Hasbro ever makes a mainstream cartoon that outright acknowledges the multiverse to a similar extent to the Fun Pub comics. Example: An episode of Prime in which the Autobots explicitly gaze into windows of other worlds and dimensions that all contain imagery from previous cartoons and movies. ;)
If you've read Exodus, wanna read the War For Cybertron comic? PM me.
Shadowman wrote:This is Sabrblade we're talking about. His ability to store trivial information about TV shows is downright superhuman.
Caelus wrote:My wife pointed out something interesting about the prehistoric Predacons. I said that everyone was complaining because transforming for them mostly consisted of them just standing up-right. She essentially said, 'So? That's what our ancestors did.'
User avatar
Sabrblade
God Of Transformers
Posts: 16287
News Credits: 101
Joined: Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:22 pm
Location: Florida, the "Neglected" State
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 10
Speed: 7
Endurance: 6
Rank: 9
Courage: 8
Firepower: 10
Skill: 9

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Bubbah » Sat Oct 13, 2012 5:19 pm

Motto: ""God has mercy ... I don't!""
Weapon: Slingshot
Sabrblade wrote:...Unless Hasbro ever makes a mainstream cartoon that outright acknowledges the multiverse to a similar extent to the Fun Pub comics. Example: An episode of Prime in which the Autobots explicitly gaze into windows of other worlds and dimensions that all contain imagery from previous cartoons and movies. ;)

haha ... Now my head is starting to hurt! That would be as bad as trying have all of the Marvel Universe (not the old school TF series but the Avengers, Xmen, Spiderman, etc) make sense. Beast Wars did good with working with G1, but I can only imagine the nightmare that would take place trying to tie in everything over the last 30 years together. 8-}
Bubbah
Fuzor
Posts: 233
Joined: Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:17 pm
Location: Las Vegas
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 3
Endurance: 9
Rank: 5
Courage: 10
Firepower: 6
Skill: 9

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby YRQRM0 » Sat Oct 13, 2012 5:21 pm

Why can't we all just agree that Hasbro wanted to start fresh, and in writing the story of the Transformers, they drew from elements of previously-existing continuities, so that it would be familiar and resonate but at the same time new and different?
User avatar
YRQRM0
Pretender
Posts: 755
Joined: Sat Nov 01, 2008 5:26 pm
Watch YRQRM0 on YouTube
Strength: 6
Speed: 6
Endurance: 10
Rank: ???

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Oct 13, 2012 7:28 pm

Motto: "FOR THE EARTH!!!"
Weapon: Saber Blade
Bubbah wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:...Unless Hasbro ever makes a mainstream cartoon that outright acknowledges the multiverse to a similar extent to the Fun Pub comics. Example: An episode of Prime in which the Autobots explicitly gaze into windows of other worlds and dimensions that all contain imagery from previous cartoons and movies. ;)

haha ... Now my head is starting to hurt! That would be as bad as trying have all of the Marvel Universe (not the old school TF series but the Avengers, Xmen, Spiderman, etc) make sense. Beast Wars did good with working with G1, but I can only imagine the nightmare that would take place trying to tie in everything over the last 30 years together. 8-}
Um, no. That is not what I said. Keywords being "OTHER worlds and DIMENSIONS".
If you've read Exodus, wanna read the War For Cybertron comic? PM me.
Shadowman wrote:This is Sabrblade we're talking about. His ability to store trivial information about TV shows is downright superhuman.
Caelus wrote:My wife pointed out something interesting about the prehistoric Predacons. I said that everyone was complaining because transforming for them mostly consisted of them just standing up-right. She essentially said, 'So? That's what our ancestors did.'
User avatar
Sabrblade
God Of Transformers
Posts: 16287
News Credits: 101
Joined: Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:22 pm
Location: Florida, the "Neglected" State
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 10
Speed: 7
Endurance: 6
Rank: 9
Courage: 8
Firepower: 10
Skill: 9

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Burn » Sat Oct 13, 2012 7:39 pm

Noideaforaname wrote:- Not sure how he "landed." Phasing thru solid rock softens the landing,


My take ... Knockout demonstrating the Phase Shifter points out that it can detect "floor". So no doubt once he started phasing through rock it detected a "floor" and he was able to stop.

I'm going to blame the speed of his descent for him not stopping above ground.
Image

T-Macksimus wrote:If you have any high hopes or expectations you might as well leave them at the door because I will bet a shiny new Titan class Metroplex that Hasbro is going to screw us over on Arcee... AGAIN!

Did I win the bet? Vote now!
User avatar
Burn
Forum Admin
Posts: 38117
News Credits: 59
Joined: Mon Jun 30, 2003 2:37 am

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby BeastProwl » Sat Oct 13, 2012 7:53 pm

Motto: "Planet Exploder"
Weapon: Razor Tipped Wing Swords
Burn wrote:
Noideaforaname wrote:- Not sure how he "landed." Phasing thru solid rock softens the landing,


My take ... Knockout demonstrating the Phase Shifter points out that it can detect "floor". So no doubt once he started phasing through rock it detected a "floor" and he was able to stop.

I'm going to blame the speed of his descent for him not stopping above ground.

Through rock or no, wouldn't said speed make him a pancake anyway?
My PSN: BeastProwl
Image

Come read my Photocomic! It totally doesn't suck!

Va'al wrote:PCCs are not only desirable, they are adorable. [-(

Fanboy wrote:You need to see the figure, feel the figure , lick the figure , be the figure,
And only then can you love mp 01 the way I have.
User avatar
BeastProwl
Guardian Of Seibertron
Posts: 6065
News Credits: 6
Joined: Wed Apr 06, 2011 2:13 pm
Location: The Badass Crater of Badassitude
Strength: 10+
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 10+
Endurance: 7
Rank: ???
Courage: Infinity
Firepower: 10+
Skill: 9

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Burn » Sat Oct 13, 2012 8:05 pm

BeastProwl wrote:
Burn wrote:
Noideaforaname wrote:- Not sure how he "landed." Phasing thru solid rock softens the landing,


My take ... Knockout demonstrating the Phase Shifter points out that it can detect "floor". So no doubt once he started phasing through rock it detected a "floor" and he was able to stop.

I'm going to blame the speed of his descent for him not stopping above ground.

Through rock or no, wouldn't said speed make him a pancake anyway?

He employed the Wile E Coyote factor.
Image

T-Macksimus wrote:If you have any high hopes or expectations you might as well leave them at the door because I will bet a shiny new Titan class Metroplex that Hasbro is going to screw us over on Arcee... AGAIN!

Did I win the bet? Vote now!
User avatar
Burn
Forum Admin
Posts: 38117
News Credits: 59
Joined: Mon Jun 30, 2003 2:37 am

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby YRQRM0 » Sat Oct 13, 2012 8:15 pm

Burn wrote:
BeastProwl wrote:
Burn wrote:
Noideaforaname wrote:- Not sure how he "landed." Phasing thru solid rock softens the landing,


My take ... Knockout demonstrating the Phase Shifter points out that it can detect "floor". So no doubt once he started phasing through rock it detected a "floor" and he was able to stop.

I'm going to blame the speed of his descent for him not stopping above ground.

Through rock or no, wouldn't said speed make him a pancake anyway?

He employed the Wile E Coyote factor.


The phase shifter is just that smart.

I really like how useful and cool they made the phase shifter in this episode, here's hoping we'll see more of it along with the Apex armor, Dark Saber, Tox-n, and whatever else there was that I've forgotten already..
User avatar
YRQRM0
Pretender
Posts: 755
Joined: Sat Nov 01, 2008 5:26 pm
Watch YRQRM0 on YouTube
Strength: 6
Speed: 6
Endurance: 10
Rank: ???

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby Bubbah » Sat Oct 13, 2012 11:10 pm

Motto: ""God has mercy ... I don't!""
Weapon: Slingshot
Sabrblade wrote:
Bubbah wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:...Unless Hasbro ever makes a mainstream cartoon that outright acknowledges the multiverse to a similar extent to the Fun Pub comics. Example: An episode of Prime in which the Autobots explicitly gaze into windows of other worlds and dimensions that all contain imagery from previous cartoons and movies. ;)

haha ... Now my head is starting to hurt! That would be as bad as trying have all of the Marvel Universe (not the old school TF series but the Avengers, Xmen, Spiderman, etc) make sense. Beast Wars did good with working with G1, but I can only imagine the nightmare that would take place trying to tie in everything over the last 30 years together. 8-}
Um, no. That is not what I said. Keywords being "OTHER worlds and DIMENSIONS".

Oh I know, but even with other dimensions, etc it can still get extremely confusing. So I really hope they don't ever go that route. I'm perfectly content on them keeping everything seperate :)
Bubbah
Fuzor
Posts: 233
Joined: Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:17 pm
Location: Las Vegas
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 3
Endurance: 9
Rank: 5
Courage: 10
Firepower: 6
Skill: 9

Re: The Official Transformers: Prime Discussion Thread

Postby PrymeStriker » Sun Oct 14, 2012 12:12 am

Motto: "Brilliant"
Weapon: Augmented Quark Disruptor
Oy. Prime is not a rewrite of G1. Why? Hasbro said so. I don't need any bullcrap on how official that is, because Prime, and this whole Aligned continuity, is their child. This isn't a pissy case of FIRRIB. :BANG_HEAD:
Image
By "Kim Yura" & "Zimmo81"
Henry921 wrote:You can always be counted on to listen to reason, Pryme.

Dead Metal wrote:Have you ever, and i mean ever seen/read/heard something that is completely original and does not copy/homage/pay tribute to something else? Here's a hint: Nope. You never have and you never will.
User avatar
PrymeStriker
Guardian Of Seibertron
Posts: 5382
News Credits: 15
Joined: Tue Jun 10, 2008 12:57 pm
Location: Palm Beaches, FL
Buy from PrymeStriker on eBay
Strength: 6
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 7
Endurance: 8
Rank: 7
Courage: 6
Firepower: 9
Skill: 8

PreviousNext

Return to Transformers Cartoons and Comics Forum

Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #96 - Age of Extinction
Twincast / Podcast #96:
"Age of Extinction"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Monday, July 7th, 2014